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Jan 30, 2013 6:00am EST
into portions of ken quebec and earlier in tennessee so a very active front. that will be moving through tonight. more detail on that in just a minute. 55 at reagan national. 59 at dulles and cooler at bwi marshall. highs up near 07 by midday and rain develops late this afternoon and it will be heavy at times tonight and very breezy. veil more details on the weather and a much cooler pattern coming up in just a minute. >> thank you. >>> breaking news this morning. for more on the serious accident on the beltway, we go live to melanie alnwick. >> we have a little bit of improvement in the traffic situation at this hour. take a look. you can see here on the inner loop of the beltway, we now have two of the regular lanes getting by as well as a few minutes ago, they still were also using the shoulder lane. on the outer loop of the beltway, as we swing back around here past the scene over to the other side, you can see that at least three of those lanes are getting by on the outer loop. so the scene is starting to collapse a little bit here as they get to cheap up some of of the debris that is goin
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
the tennessee waltz . >> singer patti page has died. page sold more than 100 million records. she overdubbed her voice on a song called confess because she didn't have money to hire backup singers. that was the first time anyone had done anything like that. patti page died yesterday. she of 85. 85 -- she was 85. >>> thanks so much for joining us tonight at 10:00. here's brian now with the news edge at 11:00. >> for me it was disappointing and disgusting to watch. it is why the american people hate congress. >> it was a decision so unpopular even members of his own party were angry with house speaker john boehner. now the gop is caving to the pressure. last night speaker boehner refused to bring a superstorm sandy relief bill to a vote which means that money will be delayed for weeks. it was a slap in the face for victims who have waited more than two months for help. we'll hear the backlash from victims and lawmakers. >> there are thousands and thousands of people who are homeless tonight, who are without jobs, who lost their business. this is absolutely indefensible. >> speaker b
FOX
Jan 3, 2013 9:00am EST
and an additional line included. verizon. >>> ♪ i remember the night and the tennessee walk . >> look at her there. singer patti page has died. she is best known for the songs how much is that doggy in the window and tennessee waltz which became the third best selling record ever. 100 million records in her career. get this. in her song confess , she dubbed over her own voice cause she couldn't afford to have back up singers. she was the first artist to do this. a big breakthrough. now it's done all the time. double tracking is what they call it. she died on new year's day in california weeks before she was to be honored with a life time achievement award at the grammies. >> 100 million records sold puts her -- >> that's among the biggest selling artists ever. >> interesting. >> a lot of younger people don't know her name. but she was a big star. >> right. okay. >> 85 years old. >>> the rumor is turning about a brad pitt and angelina jolie wedding. >> may have tied the knot inthe. spent the holiday with family members. so far no official confirmation. they announced their engagement last ap
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 11:00pm EST
cars. fire officials have found at least one body in this storm damage. tennessee was hit hard, too. memphis in some places had as much as 4 inches of rain today, winds heavy enough to knock over the trees. 47-year-old man was killed in nashville. he was taking shelter in a shed, but then a tree fell on it. tennessee has been declared a state of emergency. the problems continue from there. high winds ripped the roof right off a wal-mart distribution center in texas and tens of thousands of people are without power tonight in arkansas. >> stay with fox 5 for continuing coverage. remember you can track the forecast 24/7 with the fox 5 weather app. download it on your droid, iphone or ipad. >>> it was wild chaos tonight on metro when power was cut to two green line trains stranding hundreds of passengers between the navy yard and anacostia stations during the evening rush. some of them took matters into their own hands and walked out through the tunnel. fox 5's karen gray houston live outside the anacostia station with the latest. >> reporter: some of those passengers just panicked wh
FOX
Jan 5, 2013 9:00am EST
desire," tennessee williams -- they all had one thing in common. they choked to death. >> choking is very common, and with the proper training, you can learn how to help someone who might be choking. >> what is choking? >> choking occurs when something gets stuck in your throat. >> how do you know if someone's choking? >> if they can't make any noise, they can't cough, speak, breathe, then they're choking. they might even be making the universal choking sign, but it's important to know that if somebody's coughing or making any sort of squeaking sound, they're not actually choking. it's just the body trying to get the object out. >> so, what do we do? >> i've brought my friend cami here. she's gonna help us learn what to do if somebody is conscious and choking. so, first, i need to make sure she's choking. she's not making any sound. are you choking, cami? she might nod or make a big face at me. i'm gonna tell someone else to call 911, 'cause i want to make sure help is on the way. and i am gonna place one of my arms across her chest and have her bend forward, all the way, at the waist. an
FOX
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
. previously problems in tennessee as this very cold air is all the way down there. but this has been coating bridges. they have had hundreds of accidents and quite a mess. and they're looking forward to the clipper clipping on out of north carolina because they're going to be stuck in the deep freeze. we are real cold. 21 degrees here. and it'sage 6:00. we barely got up to 21 degrees today. it's 18 in baltimore, gaithersburg, and at dulles. 19 at winchester and martinsburg. hagerstown at 18, too. i saw some wet spots out there. they could be in untreated areas, mighty slippery later tonight and first thing tomorrow morning. we're likely going to be spending most of the night in the teens. keep in mind the clouds are going to clear out. i think these temperatures could drop just a little bit more. so we worry about slippery spots and expect those testimonies in the suburbs to -- temperatures in the suburbs to drop to the lower teens. tomorrow a warm-up, 33 degrees. we'll get above freezing for the first time in a few days. and the sunshine will do a number on that snow pack. notice the wind n
FOX
Jan 18, 2013 10:00pm EST
are people 65 and older. the flu is widespread in all states but tennessee and hawaii, starting to ease in some areas. meantime health officials in maryland have confirmed the first flu-related pediatric death. the baltimore child tested positive for influenza. what's the current flu situation in our area? fox 5's john henrehan takes a look. >> reporter: although some pharmacies like this safeway in germantown had flu vaccine available, not all walk-in patients are always accommodated. >> the sad part about it is cvs and grocery stores don't give it to kids. so that's been our looking around to find out who had it and my wife found this 1. >> reporter: christopher swain brought his daughter gabrielle to a montgomery county health department flu clinic in germantown where the 5-year-old was not convinced this was a good idea. [ crying ] >> you're a big girl. we're all done. >> reporter: even as national numbers of flu-like illnesses begin to decline slightly, health authorities say it is still a good idea to get a flu shot. >> you really need the shot because there are individuals in
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 5:00am EST
of tennessee and kentucky. that should give you a sent of how strong the storm is and sarah is right. it is for all intents and purposes a spring-like system moving in from the west later today. up ahead of it, very breezy conditions throughout. we'll be windy with winds out of the south blowing at time maybe 20, maybe 30 miles per hour. well out to the west, the wind will be up to about 50. we have a wind advisory for our viewers out in western maryland. temperature right now at reagan national. 53degrees. 53 at reagan national. 58 out at dulles and as we switch maps, magically, 41 at bwi marshall. we are looking at highs again in the upper 60s to about 70. enjoy one more warm day because the cooldown gets in here with that front. 68 in manassas. unseasonably warm. not record but close. >> okay. thank you. we'll check in with you in a bit. >> all right. >>> back to braking news now, that major accident we've been talking about on the beltway could cause some major delays on your morning commute today. >> for more on this accident, we head over to melanie alnwick live on the scene wi
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 7:00am EST
. high winds also caused problems in parts of kentucky, tennessee and indiana. one death has been reported in nashville where a man was killed when a tree came down on a shed. some of that stormy weather could be on its way here. >> before that, we're going to go to tucker first? we're going to do that? let's go to tucker barnes to get the details on what will be spring like day today. >> thank you, tony. yeah, starting off with temperae s in the 50s across much of the area. one more warm day. upper 60s near 70 and then the g kabosh here. much cooler air on the way. let's get to it and show you the numbers. reagan national 58. temperatures jumped 4 degrees. dulles 61. got a front across the area and that's holding temperatures back. bwi 41. low 40s to mid 60s at the moment. a lot of clouds today and eventually rain showers move in. and the rain when it moves in will be heavy at times during the nighttime hours. most of the day should be cloudy and sun seasonably warm and late this afternoon and tonight the rain moves in. we could be looking for potential of an inch or two. because
FOX
Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
shakespeare or tennessee williams. a book party will be held to honor these newly published student authors. beth parker has their story. >> hello my name is thadius the fourth, i am, well, a very intellectually gifted. >> reporter: his real name is danny he and sarah are portraying children. >> you would be the captain and i would be on the lookout for the evil martian. >> reporter: they are both professional actors but the play was written by a 8th grader. >> i got the idea for my play by reading a lot of books and eating a lot of bacon. >> reporter: once a week the nonprofits take over a student's english class. kids of all ages write their own plays. >> it was cool because it wasn't really about the grade, it was more about just creativity and having fun. >> reporter: young playwrights theatre was founded here in columbia heights 17 years ago they are in schools in dc, maryland and virginia. they have decided to publish a book. >> it is not every day you get to say you have your play in a book, and you know, you don't know who across the country will pick up the book and read it. >> rep
FOX
Jan 31, 2013 4:25am EST
. torrential rains and high wind also ripped through tennessee knocking down trees and power lines. one man was killed there when a tree crashed on top of a shed. >>> in the midwest, after a brief warm-up, old man winter made his return. snow fell in iowa, nebraska, wisconsin and michigan. some places got up to several inches. a big change from earlier in the week when temperatures were in the 60s. kind of like we've been having here. >>> developing in alabama where a 6-year-old boy is still being held hostage. >> it has been nearly two days since the man reportedly boarded the boy's school bus, shot and killed the driver and kidnapped the boy. the two are now locked up in a bunker. we have a report. >> reporter: a gunman, still inside an underground bunker at his home with a 6-year-old hostage but law enforcement officers say the little boy is believed to be safe. >> i can assure you that the negotiators continue to communicate with the suspect. at this time, we have no reason to believe that the child has been harmed. >> reporter: the standoff began after the man shot and killed a school
FOX
Jan 3, 2013 7:00am EST
to the tennessee ♪. >> the music world is mourning the loss of patti page. tennessee waltz and how much is that doggy in the window. she died in california five weeks before she was to be honored at the grammies. >> she recorded her first hit in 1937 and toured the world here the last year. she's sold more than 100 million albums. she was 85 years old. isn't that a beautiful voice? sounds like the finest of instruments. >> and one of the most popular singers of her times. >> she gets her recognition. >> i'm sure they'll do something at the grammies special for her. >> hey, tucker. >> good morning. >> you saw a musical of your own yesterday didn't you? >> you saw les mis. >> i'd like to sing the whole forecast to you and just keep going. >> in the meantime, you are tucker barnes. who am i? i am tucker barnes. you have to see it. it's the whole thing. >> my issue is how do they have english accents? >>> russel crow is -- >> it was a lot of fun. >> you will be moved to something. >> yes, you will. let's do temperatures. reagan national. i tried to go to all the movies kevin suggests. >> it
FOX
Jan 2, 2013 10:00pm EST
slick spots here and there, see a little snow trying to pop through kentucky and tennessee as well as the moisture we're seeing through the deep south which they need and it remains dry. high pressure for us is going to be building in to kind of hold that moisture at bay, but it will also give us that very cold night and a little bit of a cloud deck the next few hours or so. the high slips off the coast tomorrow. we start getting more of a south wind. while it will be chilly, i think we'll get close to 40 degrees with a mix of sun and clouds. some spots may still be in the upper 30s tomorrow, but thursday looks a lot like today, friday 42 degrees. we're definitely staying chilly, but the pattern will not feature any big storms the rest of this week. we've got the cold air locked up through canada, mild in the west, but we're close enough to the colder air we've got to keep temperatures in the 30s and 40s about, even looking into the first part of next week also looks very quiet, but we'll advertise a mini january thaw. that will start to be noticed monday. tonight 26 degrees, partl
FOX
Jan 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
hits young people hard, too. activity is widespread through every state, except tennessee and hawaii. >>> a health story that may bug you a little bit. bedbugs are on the rise again across the united states. the little critters are the size and color of a flat apple seed and not just found on mattresses and upholstry. the top city with bedbug treatments is chicago, with washington, dc coming in at number 7. >>> still ahead on fox 5 news, looking to get away? a consumer alert on why now is the perfect time to book a cruise vacation.  . >>> honda is recalling 748,000 vehicles because of missing rivets. the rivets are to help deploy the air bag on the driver's side. the recall involves the odyssey mini van and the pilot. the vehicles were produced in 2009 through 2012. you should take yours to the dealer for inspection if you should have any of those model cars. >>> may be the middle of winter, but it's the perfect time to start thinking about catching a wave. >> reporter: wave season. the travel period which lasts from january to february. it's the time of year when crui
FOX
Jan 21, 2013 9:00am EST
university is in cleveland, tennessee. and at first i wasn't sure where that sound was coming from. i forgot our gorgeous vantage point right there behind us. that is where they are performing this morning. beautiful. >> we are in the 500 block of pennsylvania avenue atop the canadian embassy. and we can clearly hear. i'm sure there are speakers. i can see some of the jumbotrons but we can hear this choir performing. the festivities, the program i should say at the capitol has indeed begun. in just a couple moments, we will be hearing from the united states marine band. >> okay. and of course the morning is rolling on. we are right here to bring all of the activities to you on this 57th inauguration day. the inauguration of president barack obama. we will be right back. . dinner's ready. [ female announcer ] hamburger helper stroganoff. beefy. creamy. stroganoffy. helpers. forty dishes, all delicious. i just finished a bowl of your light chicken pot pie soup and it was so rich and creamy... is it really 100 calories? let me put you on webcan... lean roasted chicken... and a creamy broth mmm
FOX
Jan 28, 2013 5:00pm EST
, the tennessee valley and that is the next few days and some highs into the middle to low 50s with the exception of the northeastern counties and the potential to the north and eat, that you could be stuck in the 40 asif they keep the cold air in place. at lost we're in the mid-50s and some limited amounts of sunshine. into wednesday, believe it or not, there is a chance, showers and some thunderstorms because of the warm air that is coming in. the high wins and we could have a couple of thunderstorms late into the afternoon and evening. look at the tomorrow. we're going conservative here at 65 degrees and key think -- we think there is going to beshosome showers and this is spotty here and to the south and east. some spotty showers there and from is nothing for the district and mainly, the light shower and some cloudy skies, fog thick in places tonight and hold on to the spotty shower in the forecast. 38 and we stay above freezeing and that is important. forty degrees and meteorologistly cloudy at lunch mostly cloudy at lunch tomb and that is the trend the next few days. the limited sunshine an
FOX
Jan 29, 2013 5:00pm EST
into the deep south and into the tennessee valley and a possibility of tornados maybe later on and that is coming through st. louis and we're going to have a threat of thunderstorms as well and tonight, a few foggy spots and that is not too bad. the spotty showers tomorrow morning and some limited sunshine at noon and some showers and thunderstorms and in d.c., the wind is being the primary threat from those storms and once the showers move in, we can have some pockets of heavy rain and gusty wind tomorrow evening. and we'll keep an eye on that and 68 tomorrow and with that 46 on thursday and maybe some snow on friday early and know there of degrees there and on to saturday is ground hog day. >> this is making people sick. >> and that is everyone else who is sick, too. >> and open the windows. let the nice air come in and clear out the house of germs. >>> and they begin with a franchise record 12 straight housees and one rookie who fought through the growing pains is a big reason for the success and murph is back. >> reporter: that is a lot to ask of a 19-year-old playing in
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 5:00pm EST
pounding tennessee where a tornado and flash flood warnings were issued. the storm system knocking down trees and severely damaging buildings. >> and our officers responded to the scene where the most damage was reported and found a three-story building. the third store was gone. people were inside and everyone got out safely. in addition, there was an 18- wheeler that flipped. >> reporter: thousands are without power and at least one death is being reported in nashville result of the storm. residents in missouri already dealing with some severe weather on tuesday. emergency workers cleaning up the mess that the storm left behind. >> and that got windy fast and hard and we out here cleaning up trees. >> reporter: emergency management officials in mississippi are telling residents to watch for thunderstorms throughout the day and portions after unseasonably high temperatures on monday. >> and the country is in the longest streak since record keeping began in 1950. the last death caused by a twister was on june 24th in florida, more than 220 days ago. in new york,an anacoyman, fox news. >
FOX
Jan 31, 2013 5:00am EST
and destroyed buildings and flipped over some cars. a man in tennessee was also killed when high winds knocked a tree down on top of a she had. then, there is the snow in the midwest and in the west making for some driving hazards that include parts of iowa, nebraska, wisconsin, oregon, colorado and utah. >> closer to home, this is what some of you will deal with this morning. high standing watt ore several roads around the region. this was in annandale just about an hour ago at annandale road and walnut hill lane. thankfully, the water has already receded there. >> just a little bit of everything. >> from snow to flooding, rain, warm weather. >> we hit 07 again yesterday. last night, the flooding rain is the big issue with a little more than 2 inches at dulles. in the wake of our system now, we are dealing with winds, very, very gusty winds and have a wind advisory until 6:00 tonight. that is the next part to our story. >> it will be colder after it will be cooler today as well. let's start with our temperatures. we are already starting to fall. still mild out there. i just stepped outside. c
FOX
Jan 31, 2013 6:00am EST
also ripped through tennessee knocking down trees and power lines. one man was killed there when a tree crashed down on top. a shed. plus, many parts of the west and midwest are dealing with snow so we've got a little bit of everything to talk about this morning. >> we had ice on monday, remember? then 70s for a couple of days and heavy rain last night. today, the theme is win. we have winds already gusting about 45 miles per hour this morning. could see wind gusting as high as 50. wind advisory in effect until 6:00 tonight. so two hands on the steering wheel. got loose objects, trash cans, that kind of thingout side, you might want to secure them if you want to keep them in your yard. >> secure the hair too. >> yes, very important. extra heavy duty hairspray as well. sarah reports her spray didn't do the job this morning. >> i know. poor melan a out there. >> i know. >> we're done with the rain. one to 2 inches of rain across the area. even more than that just north and west of town where we had pretty good storms set up late in the day yesterday. we are generally done with it. looks l
FOX
Jan 31, 2013 9:00am EST
overturned. rains and high winds ripped through tennessee knocking down trees and power lines. one man was killed there when a tree crashed down on top of a shed. and there were at least two tornadoes reported in kentucky. several people there suffered minor injuries. >>> in the midwest old man winter made his return. snow fell in iowa, nebraska, wisconsin and michigan. some places got up to several inches. that's a big change from earlier in the week when temperatures were in the 60s in that part of the country. >> fox 5 is monitoring metro and the mess on the green line last night. an electrical problem stranded hundreds of passengers. >> some of them disregarded metro workers and got off the train. metro will hold talks to ensure dangerous situation does not happen again. melanie alnwick is live at the station in southeast with more. >> reporter: tony, metro passengers we talked to say they are really angry about yesterday's green line chaos. they say it was an absolute nightmare being trapped down there in the heat and pitch dark. they feel metro is trying to deflect some of the bl
FOX
Jan 30, 2013 10:00pm EST
parts of tennessee with strong winds and heavy rain. a 47-year-old man was killed in nashville. he was taking shelter in a shed, but a tree toppled onto it. after pounding the southeast the severe weather system moving toward the northeast. high winds and heavy rain are expected across the region. in new york nan coyman, fox news. -- anna coyman, fox news. >>> here we are in the middle of another roller coaster weather day. it's hot and humid. my hair is going crazy. >> thank you for saying that. i thought what's wrong with this product i'm using? >> this is not relatable for us guys. >> i'm sorry. >> it's kind of a shock. i realize what i don't like about these thunderstorms, although these heavy downpours still coming up from the south and just since we chatted a few minutes ago a whole bunch. flash flood warnings have gone into effect for much of the metro area until 4:30. the concern is we've already had a lot of rain and now another maybe 1 to 2 inches for some of you may still be on the way. so we've got a few more hours to go and the frontal boundary that will bring colder a
FOX
Jan 1, 2013 7:00am EST
into tennessee. should remain that way today. might be a light sprinkle or shower around today. as it slides through later tovent, will chill it down a little bit. wednesday, thursday, friday temperatures on the cold side to kick off 2013 with highs in the 30s, lows in the #20z. 42 daytime high sunday. and dry. >> so no bad weather come sunday? >> i can't guarantee you and there's something on the horizon but it looks at this point. >> i don't know if that favors skins or the seahawks. they've played in a lot of bad weather. >> that's all right. >> we have rgiii. everything is okay. >> thank yu allison till staying up until midnight. you have to do it. you absolutely have to do it. these old geezers over here couldn't do it. >> are you married and have any kids? >> no. >> i've seen the ball drop like 44 times. >> i've been to the peak drop. whatever. >> i'm with allison. allison, welcome back. >> thanu so much. i would imagine it's all redskins right here. >> because you've been gone, i know what these guys think. i want to know what it's been like for you to see this run because it's bee
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